dating

  • Singapore

    Alone for Chinese New Year? Consider a fake girlfriend

    Pattaya bar enthusiasts might regularly hire a “fake girlfriend” for the night but, in Singapore, the concept has a more wholesome goal. As Chinese New Year approaches, singles in Singapore are opting for an unusual solution to avoid uncomfortable questions from relatives about their love lives: hiring fake girlfriends or boyfriends to accompany them to family gatherings. Rent-a-date platforms are…

  • Guides

    The best dating apps and sites in Bangkok (2022)

    Dating can be challenging anywhere, especially when you live in a big city like Bangkok. Hoping to find love at work, in a bar, or simply at random in the streets won’t cut it in such a busy city. But good news! The range of dating apps and sites in the capital has never been bigger. From Tinder to ThaiFriendly,…

  • Bangkok

    Man arrested for allegedly stealing from foreign men he met through online dating

    Immigration police in Bangkok arrested a 29-year-old Thai man who allegedly stole from foreign men he met through dating applications like Grindr. Allegedly, he even drugged some of his dates. Police say the man would sleep with the men in hotel rooms and then somehow get them to reveal their passwords for their online banking account. Police say he would…

  • Thailand

    Tinder’s top dating trends for the decade ahead

    The following is a press release submitted by Tinder, a popular dating application. More than half of all Tinder members across the globe are Gen Z (18 to 25 year old young adults) and even before the pandemic they were already redefining the rules of dating. Then 2020 happened and everything changed. It’s been the busiest year in Tinder’s history.…

  • Thailand

    Looking for love? Tourism Authority partners with Tinder to host dating trips

    Single and looking for love? Oddly enough, the Tourism Authority of Thailand can help. They’ve partnered with the dating app Tinder to launch “Single Journey” tours… which could end up being a romantic getaway, or a really awkward date you can’t get out of. TAT says the dating trips are only for Thais. The first trip will be on Sunday.…

  • Crime

    6 Chon Buri men fall victim to dating app scam

    At least 6 men in the eastern province of Chon Buri have fallen prey to a romance scam and police there are now warning men over the use of dating apps. The men bought cars via financing for a woman they met through an unnamed app. The deputy chief of the Samet police told the Pattaya News that 23 year…